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A 1,175-kg car is pulling a 275-kg trailer. Together, the car and trailer have an acceleration of 2.00

m/s2 in the positive x-direction. Neglecting frictional forces on the trailer, determine the following. (Indicate the direction with the sign of your answer. Assume forward motion is along the positive x-axis and upwards is along the positive y-axis. Assume the trailer's weight is entirely supported by it's own tires.)

(a) What is the net force on the car (in the x-direction) ________N

(b) What is the net force on the trailer (in the x-direction) _______N

(c) What is the magnitude and direction of the force exerted by the trailer on the car



(d) What is the resultant force exerted by the car on the road?


direction ______ in degrees    

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